Month: May 2016


The Ten Most Important Apprenticeship Tasks

So – you’ve hooked up your first apprenticeship and you’re set to impress…but what exactly will you be doing? Fetching coffee, cleaning office desks – or, perhaps, some actual work? A recent study by apprenticeships provider Positive Outcomes has revealed the top ten most important tasks undertaken by apprentices during the course of their traineeship and, […]

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The Guardian’s Top Ten Universities

Stop what you’re doing – throw your dinner away and forget tomorrow’s test; the Guardian League Tables are out…and Cambridge is number one again. And to keep things nice and boring Oxford and St Andrews are in at second and third, respectively…again. According to a report in Guardian.co.uk, Cambridge increased its dominance across the specialist tables, […]

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How Small Businesses Inspire Students to Entrepreneurism

Off the back of a YouGov survey by Google, which reported how only one fifth of people aged between 15-18 would consider starting their own business, The Entrepreneur’s Circle (The EC), conducted an informal poll with young adults participating in the Skillwise Apprenticeship Programme and identified a very different attitude from those already exposed to small businesses […]

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Mainland Europe’s Ten Top Universities

This year’s Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings has seen Asia rise to the occasion. Germany’s done well, with six institutions in the top 100 (the first time since 2011) and Sweden has added a university to the top 100, and now has a tally of two for the first time since 2013. France has […]

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